Events
Events
2014 Regional Awards Dinner

Nov 12
2014

2014 Regional Awards Dinner

Please join AFAR as we honor outstanding leaders in aging research at  REGIONAL AWARDS DINNER WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2014 The Lotos Club, 5 East 66th Street, NY, NY 6:30 pm Cocktails | 7:30 pm Ticketed Dinner presenting the following AWARDS OF DISTINCTION:   CHAIRMAN’S AWARD Andrew Sieg Managing Director and Head of Global Wealth & Retirement Solutions, Bank of America Merrill Lynch   HONORARY LEADERSHIP AWARD Corinne H. Rieder, EdD Executive Director and Treasurer, The John A. Hartford Foundation   IRVING S. WRIGHT AWARD Terrie Fox Wetle, PhD Dean, School of Public Health, Professor of Health…


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Partner Event:

Nov 5
2014

Partner Event: "The Second Law of Thermodynamics and the Etiology of Biological Aging"

Wednesday, November 5 • 8:00 AM–5:45 PM On November 5, 2014, "The Second Law of Thermodynamics and the Etiology of Biological Aging" conference will take place as part of the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) in Washington, DC. Co-organized by Dr. Len Hayflick, of UCSF and Dr. Walter Bortz, of Stanford University and funded by Glenn Foundation for Medical Research, the sessions will explore the molecular causes of aging. The conference is offered at no cost but online or onsite registration is required. For more information, please view the draft program here.


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Partner Events: The New York Academy of Sciences

Oct 28
2014

Partner Events: The New York Academy of Sciences

AFAR is pleased to share these opportunities from our peer organization, The New York Academy of Sciences. Pharmacologic Resolution of Inflammation as a Novel Therapeutic Approach Date: October 28, 2014 Time: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Location: The New York Academy of Sciences Poster Abstract Deadline: September 26, 2014 Uncontrolled, chronic inflammation is now considered a major component of many widespread diseases, which are now well-recognized as 'inflammatory diseases.' These include arthritis, asthma, atherosclerosis and peripheral vascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, periodontal disease and cancer. This full-day symposium reviews recent discoveries and advances related to chronic inflammation, and demonstrates how this work translates into new…


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Beeson Annual Meeting

Oct 8
2014

Beeson Annual Meeting

The Beeson Annual Meeting is held for Beeson Scholars, mentors and other leaders in academic medicine and aging research to review research progress of Scholars, encourage dissemination of their findings, and enhance development of scholarship and leadership. The 2014 Beeson Annual Meeting was held October 8 - 11 at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort and Spa in San Diego, California. A modified version of the program booklet is available here.


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MSTAR 20th Anniversary Reception

Sep 9
2014

MSTAR 20th Anniversary Reception

On September 9, 2014, AFAR, in coordination with long-time program partner, The John A. Hartford Foundation, celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Medical Students Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) program.  This intimate cocktail reception paid special tribute to key MSTAR program supporter and retiring President of the John A. Hartford Foundation, Kathryn D. Wriston and was hosted by Norman Volk, Chairman of The John A. Hartford Foundation, and his wife Alicia Volk.  The reception uniquely gathered MSTAR participates in all roles: mentor, student, and funder.  Program mentors, Dr. Marc Lachs and Dr. Rainer Soriano, along with program alumni, Matthew…


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